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29 July 2010

Obesity linked to early puberty

Obesity is associated with early puberty in young girls, according to a researcher who analysed more than 100 reports on the issue.

Obesity is associated with early puberty in young girls, according to a researcher who analysed more than 100 reports on the issue.

These other factors may include an increase in hormone-disrupting chemicals in the environment and more chronic stress in children's homes, she noted.

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